Niger gov: Terrorists kidnap 27 students, three teachers, 12 others



Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello, on Thursday said terrorists dresses in army uniform kidnapped 42 persons from Government Science School, Kagara.

Speaking to BBC Hausa, the governor said this consists of 27 pupils, three teachers end 12 staff family members.

He confirmed that the terrorists shot and killed one student as he tried to escape.

He, however, vowed that the state government would not pay a ransom for the release of the captives.